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SECO removes 1, amends a bunch of Democratic Republic of the Congo sanctions designations

Swiss officials today removed:

SSID: 100-38132 Name: Kahimbi Delphin
Sex: M DOB: a) 15 Jan 1969 b) 15 Jul 1969 POB: Kiniezire / Goma, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Delphin Kahimbi Kasagwe b) Delphin Kayimbi Demba Kasangwe c) Delphin Kahimbi Kasangwe d) Delphin Kahimbi Demba Kasangwe e) Delphin Kasagwe Kahimbi Address: 1, 14eme rue, Quartier Industriel, Linete, Kinshasa, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Diplomatic passport No. DB0006669, Congo DR, Date of issue: 13 Nov 2013, Expiry date: 12 Nov 2018
Justification: a) Delphin Kahimbi has been assistant Chief of Staff within the FARDC General Staff since Jul 2018, with responsibility for intelligence. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. b) Delphin Kahimbi was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, de-listed on 22 Dec 2020

from its Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sanctions, and amended these additional listings:

SSID: 100-38067 Name: Kampete Ilunga
Sex: M DOB: 24 Nov 1964 POB: Lubumbashi, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Gaston Hughes Ilunga Kampete b) Hugues Raston Ilunga Kampete Address: 69, avenue Nyangwile, Kinsuka Mimosas, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Other No. 1-64-86-22311-29, Congo DR (Military ID number) Justification: a) As Commander of the Republican Guard (GR),GR) until Apr 2020, Ilunga Kampete was responsible for the GR units deployed on the ground and involved in the disproportionate use of force and violent repression, in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. b) Owing to his continuing role as head of the GR, he isHe was also responsible for the repression and infringementsinfringement of human rights committed by GR agents, such as the violent repression of an opposition rally in Lubumbashi in Dec 2018. c) Since Jul 2020, he remains a high-ranking soldier, as a Lieutenant General in the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) and Commander of the Kitona military base in the province of Kongo Central. By virtue of his functions, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. d) Ilunga Kampete was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38077 Name: Kumba Gabriel Amisi
Sex: M DOB: 28 May 1964 POB: Malela, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Gabriel Amisi Nkumba b) ‘Tango Fort’ c) ‘Tango Four’ Address: 22, avenue Mbenseke, Ma Campagne, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Other No. 1-64-87-77512-30, Congo DR (military ID number)
Justification: a) Former Commander of the first defence zone of the Congolese ArmyArmed Forces (FARDC), whose forceswhich took part in the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. b) Gabriel Amisi Kumba has beenIn his capacity as Deputy Chief of Staff of the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) sinceFARDC in charge of operations and intelligence from Jul 2018 to Jul 2018, with responsibility for operations2020, and intelligence. Owingowing to his rolesenior duties as Inspector General of the FARDC since Jul 2020, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. c) Gabriel Amisi Kumba was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38091 Name: Luyoyo Ferdinand Ilunga
Sex: M DOB: 8 Mar 1973 POB: Lubumbashi, Congo DR Address: 2, avenue des Orangers, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Passport No. OB0260335, Congo DR, Date of issue: 15 Apr 2011, Expiry date: 14 Apr 2016 Justification: a) As Commander of the anti-riot unit called the Légion Nationale d’Intervention of the Congolese National Police (PNC),PNC) until 2017, and Commander of the unit responsible for the protection of institutions and high-ranking officials within the PNC until Dec 2019, Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in Sep 2016 in KinshasaKinshasa, and bears responsibility for the subsequent human rights violations committed by the PNC. b) Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo has been Commander of the PNC unit responsible for the protection of institutions and high- ranking officials since Jul 2017. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recentwas therefore involved in planning, directing or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations committed byor abuses in the PNCDRC. c) Ferdinand Ilunga Luyoyo was therefore involvedhas retained his rank of General and remains active on the public scene in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses inthe DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38104 Name: Kanyama Célestin
Sex: M DOB: 4 Oct 1960 POB: Kananga, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Kanyama Tshisiku Celestin b) Kanyama Celestin Cishiku Antoine c) Kanyama Cishiku Bilolo Célestin d) Esprit de mort Address: 56, avenue Usika, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Passport No. OB0637580, Congo DR, Date of issue: 20 May 2014, Expiry date: 19 May 2019
Justification: a) As Commissioner of the Congolese National Police (PNC), Célestin Kanyama was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in Sep 2016 in Kinshasa. b) In Jul 2017, Célestin Kanyama was appointed Director-General of the National Police’sPNC’s training schools. Owing to his role as a senior PNC official, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the PNC. One example is the intimidation and deprivation of freedom imposed on journalists by police officers in Oct 2018, after the publication of a series of articles on the misappropriation of police cadet rations, and the role that GeneralCélestin Kanyama played in these events. c) Célestin Kanyama was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. Other information: Was granted Schengen visa no 011518403, issued on 2.7.2016. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38116 Name: Numbi John
Sex: M DOB: 16 Aug 1962 POB: Jadotville-Likasi-Kolwezi, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) John Numbi Banza Tambo b) John Numbi Banza Ntambo c) Tambo Numbi Address: 5, avenue Oranger, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR
Justification: a) John Numbi has been Inspector-Generalwas Inspector General of the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC) sincefrom Jul 20182018 until Jul 2020. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC, such as disproportionate violence committed in Jun-Julagainst illegal miners from Jun to Jul 2019 committed by FARDC troops under his direct authority against people who were mining illegallyauthority. b) John Numbi was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. c) John Numbi retains a position of influence in the FARDC, especially in Katanga, where serious human rights violations committed by the FARDC have been reported. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38146 Name: Boshab Evariste
Sex: M DOB: 12 Jan 1956 POB: Tete Kalamba, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: Evariste Boshab Mabub Ma Bileng Address: 3, avenue du Rail, Kinshasa / Gombe, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Diplomatic passport No. DP0000003, Congo DR, Date of issue: 21 Dec 2015, Expiry date: 20 Dec 2020
Justification: a) In his capacity as Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security from Dec 2014 to Dec 2016, Evariste Boshab was officially responsible for the police and security services and for coordinating the work of provincial governors. In this capacity, he was responsible for arrests of activists and opposition members, as well as disproportionate use of force, including between Sep 2016 and Dec 2016 in response to demonstrations in Kinshasa, which resulted in a large number of civilians being killed or injured by security services. b) Evariste Boshab was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing, acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. c) Evariste Boshab also played a part in the exploitation and aggravation of the crisis in the Kasai region, where he maintains a position of influence, particularly since becoming senator of Kasai in Mar 2019. Other information: Schengen visa expired on 5.1.2017. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38167 Name: Mupompa Alex Kande
Sex: M DOB: 23 Sep 1950 POB: Kananga, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Alexandre Kande Mupomba b) Kande-Mupompa Address: a) Messidorlaan 217/25, 1180 Uccle, Belgium b) 1, avenue Bumba, Kinshasa / Ngaliema, Congo DR Nationality: a) Congo DR b) Belgium Identification document: Passport No. OP0024910, Congo DR, Date of issue: 21 Mar 2016, Expiry date: 20 Mar 2021
Justification: a) As Governor of Kasai Central until Oct 2017, Alex Kande Mupompa was responsible for the disproportionate use of force, violent repression and extrajudicial killings committed by security forces and the PNCCongolese National Police (PNC) in Kasai Central from Aug 2016, including killings in the territory of Dibaya in Feb 2017. b) Alex Kande Mupompa was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. c) Alex Kande Mupompa also played a part in the exploitation and aggravation of the crisis in the Kasai region for which he was a representative until Oct 2019 and in which he maintains a position of influence throughas leader of the Congrès des alliés pour l’action au Congo (CAAC) which is part of the provincial government of Kasai. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 24 Apr 2018, 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38181 Name: Musonda Jean-Claude Kazembe
Sex: M DOB: 17 May 1963 POB: Kashobwe, Congo DR Address: 7891, avenue Lubembe, Quartier Lido, Lubumbashi, Haut-Katanga, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Justification: a) As Governor of Haut-Katanga until Apr 2017, Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and violent repression committed by security forces and the PNCCongolese National Police (PNC) in Haut- Katanga, including between 15 and 31 Dec 2016, when 12 civilians were killed and 64 were injured as a result of the use of lethal force by security forces including PNC agents in response to protests in Lubumbashi. b) Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. c) Jean-Claude Kazembe Musonda is the leader of the CONAKAT party, which is part ofhas remained loyal to the coalition under former President Joseph Kabila.Front Commun pour le Congo (FCC). Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38217 Name: Ruhorimbere Éric
Sex: M DOB: 16 Jul 1969 POB: Minembwe, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Eric Ruhorimbere Ruhanga b) Tango Two c) Tango Deux Address: Mbujimayi, Kasai Province, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: a) Other No. 1-69-09-51400- 64, Congo DR (Military ID number) b) Passport No. OB0814241, Congo DR
Justification: a) As Deputy Commander of the 21st military region from Sep 2014 to Jul 2018, Éric Ruhorimbere was responsible for the disproportionate use of force and extrajudicial killings perpetrated by FARDC forces, notablythe Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC), in particular against the Nsapu militia and women and children. b) Éric Ruhorimbere has been the Commander of the Nord Equateur operational sector since Jul 2018. Owing to his role, he bears responsibility for the recent human rights violations committed by the FARDC. c) Éric Ruhorimbere was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38230 Name: Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari
Sex: M DOB: 29 Nov 1960 POB: Kasongo, Congo DR Good quality a.k.a.: a) Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari Mulanda b) Shadary Address: 28, avenue Ntela, Mont Ngafula, Kinshasa, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR
Justification: a) As Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Security until Feb 2018, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari was officially responsible for the police and security services and for coordinating the work of provincial governors. In this capacity, he was responsible for the arrests of activists and opposition members, as well as for the disproportionate use of force, such as the violent crackdown on members of the Bundu Dia Kongo (BDK) movement in Kongo Central, the repression in Kinshasa in Jan-Febfrom Jan to Feb 2017 and the disproportionate use of force and violent repression in the Kasai provinces. b) In this capacity, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. c) Since Feb 2018, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari has been permanent secretary of the Parti du peuple pour la reconstruction et le développement (PPRD) since Feb 2018,PPRD), the main party in the coalition under former President Joseph Kabila. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020
SSID: 100-38241 Name: Mutondo Kalev
Sex: M DOB: 3 Mar 1957 Good quality a.k.a.: a) Kalev Katanga Mutondo b) Kalev Motono c) Kalev Mutundo d) Kalev Mutoid e) Kalev Mutombo f) Kalev Mutond g) Kalev Mutondo Katanga h) Kalev Mutund Address: 24, avenue Ma Campagne, Kinshasa, Congo DR Nationality: Congo DR Identification document: Passport No. DB0004470, Congo DR, Date of issue: 8 Jun 2012, Expiry date: 7 Jun 2017
Justification: a) As Head of the National Intelligence Service (ANR) until Feb 2019, Kalev Mutondo was involved in and responsible for the arbitrary arrest, detention and mistreatment of opposition members, civil society activists and others. b) Kalev Mutondo was therefore involved in planning, directing, or committing acts that constitute serious human rights violations or abuses in the DRC. c) In May 2019, he signed a declaration of past and future loyalty to Joseph Kabila, andto whom he remains his close associate for security mattersclose. d) Kalev Mutondo still wields a high degree of political influence, in his new role as “political advisor” to the Prime Minister of the DRC. Modifications: Listed on 21 Feb 2018, amended on 18 Jan 2019, 20 Dec 2019, 22 Dec 2020

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